Day 4: Less cobblestone and more academia

An update from Samiat, a sophomore majoring in business management and a member of the Residential Commons Leadership Corps in Ware Commons: Today we took a ride to Oxford's competitor, Cambridge. While there we were fortunate enough to learn about Cambridge's King's College and Chapel. There was high emphasis on the chapel. We were also able to view the art of punting and hear the sounds of England's next hit sensation in the voices of local street performers. Our tour guide, a true scholar and British figure, informed us of Cambridge's academic system. The history of the college dates back centuries. However, Oxford has pride in that it was established almost a half a century before Cambridge. By 1209 students began to [...]